Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bernard Lewis”

The ‘Council of Historical Advisers’ Is a Terrible Idea

Few things are less productive or potentially more misleading than to have historians go on an analogy hunt to influence a contemporary policy decision.

Posted September 1st, 2016

The “Martyr-State” Myth and the “Consensus” on Iran That Never Was

Norman Podhoretz must not have a very good memory: Not too many …

Posted December 12th, 2013